Editor's note: I originally published this on December 29th, 2011. Looks like I saw the future a few months ahead: As Notre Dame prepares to kick off versus Florida State today in the Champs Sports Bowl, the answer to where ND fits in the long term conference expansion is becoming painfully obvious. The Irish will face their fourth ACC opponent, and look to go 4-0 in the … [Read more...] about Notre Dame and the ACC: I called this two years ago
It appears ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit has a soul mate. Or at least someone who shares his feelings that the NIU Huskies don't belong in the BCS Orange Bowl. During the selection show he called their placement "a joke." Can't Northern Illinois get any respect? I guess the nation's longest winning streak and back to back 11 win seasons don't count for much. Then again losing to a 4-8 … [Read more...] about Orange Bowl rep to NIU: “We didn’t want you here” (Huskies don’t prove him wrong)
Welcome to The Sports Bank 77 in 77. We’re previewing one team a day everyday as the college football season approaches. And we’re doing it in rapid fire sequence. Today, the Florida State Seminoles … [Read more...] about #2 Florida State: College Football 77 in 77
Offensive Tackle 1. Matt Kalil, USC (6-6, 306): With great size and strength, Kalil certainly looks like an NFL tackle. There’s nothing about his game that disproves the eye test. Kalil has a … [Read more...] about 2012 NFL Draft – Top Offensive Lineman
There wasn't a more highly touted recruit coming out of high school, other than LeBron James, than Harrison Barnes. People thought so highly of him that college basketball tabbed him as a preseason first team All-American. But his first few months of his freshman season were anything but All-American-esque. … [Read more...] about How good might Harrison Barnes be in the NBA?
The season ending loss to the Florida State Seminoles had a few things in common with the season opening defeat to South Florida: the quarterbacks threw too many interceptions, especially in the red zone; the defense kept bailing out the offense only to see the O turn it over again. And the explosive Brian Kelly hissy fit on the sidelines, caught on national television. This … [Read more...] about Notre Dame Season Ends and Begins the same: Critical Red Zone INT
On Thursday, December 29th, at 5:31 pm EST, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will take on the Seminoles of Florida State in the … Champs Sports Bowl? Yep, the Champs Sports Bowl. … [Read more...] about Notre Dame vs Florida State: Champs Sports Bowl Preview!!